Chaffee County Times: “University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered a brain signature that identifies fibromyalgia sufferers with 93 percent accuracy.”
This sounds like it could be a really big deal!
Fibromyalgia News Today: Remeron may provide pain relief in fibromyalgia, Japanese study suggests
Another antidepressant shows promise as a treatment for fibromyalgia.
PR Newswire: The AVACEN 100, an over-the-counter medical device has received approval in the European Union to treat fibromyalgia. This device is already available in the U.S.
Atlanta 11 Alive: Childhood ‘kissing disease’ linked to adult chronic illnesses
The Epstein-Barr virus could be an underlying factor in fibromyalgia and ME/CFS.
Practical Pain Management: Victims of abuse have worse pain outcomes
From the story: “In a new study published in The Journal of Pain, researchers found that chronic pain patients with a history of abuse commonly suffer from various mental health problems, greater pain severity and compromised physical functioning. The researchers now believe that traumatic events may be a trigger to affective distress and centralized pain in these patients, something that could lead to chronic pain later in life.”
And an extra…
Upcoming book discussion…
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Members from my Facebook group, What Works for Fibromyalgia, will discuss Dr. Ginevra Liptan’s latest book, “The FibroManual,” starting the week of Jan. 9. If you’re interested in participating, here’s a link for you to join the group. I’m a big fan of Dr. Liptan’s work, and I think she brings a unique perspective to the treatment of fibromyalgia because she is a fibromyalgia warrior herself.
If you aren’t familiar with Dr. Liptan, check out my previous interview with her.